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FOX
Apr 28, 2010 4:25am EDT
stronger maryland. >> reporter: one day after north roll grumman decided to choose virginia over maryland for its headquarters, some say he didn't doing enough. senator barbara mikulski says maryland has fared much better during the recession. >> i think he is going to win because he has shown he can govern during tough times. >> reporter: a recent poll found o'malley leading ehrlich 47% to 44%. that falls in the margin of error. now, granted,ing into ther one of these candidates is going to have too much a problem with name recognition. current governor says it is far too early to place too much importance on polling. >> those things go up and down and i'll let the pundits and radio disc jockeys comment about that sort of process stuff. >> reporter: o'malley is leerily hoping for more up than down looking to avoid the fate of his opponent who lost his first bid for re-election. tom fitzgerald, fox 5 morning news. >>> good morning to you. it is wednesday morning as we get a live look at our nation's capital under a beautiful moon. but temperatures really pretty nippy for this time of year
CBS
Apr 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
on the beltway in virginia. road crews are set up at 50. 395 where it meets 95. and 66. speaking of 66, i want to show you the drive is nice and quiet out of manassas continuing through centreville. we are seeing construction on 270. it is heading northbound between montgomery village avenue and clopper road. already a few morning drivers out there. 95 northbound. we have construction here at powder mill. drivers are losing three lanes because of it. it should be clearing in the next half hour or so. look at the outer loop. in maryland doing fine. the outer loop between river road and the spur is where you can expect to see road crews on the side of the road. and i can't recollect back to you. >>> it's business as usual on captiol hill. the republicans say no to a democratic proposal and the democrats say they will try again. the issue, president obama's push for financial reform. randall pinkston has more. >> reporter: the third straight day republicans will try to pry open the door to financial reform. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: they blocked debate on the measure for a seco
NBC
Apr 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
in virginia are warning parents about the attempted abduction of a young child. two brothers were walking home near lanise way in bristo yesterday evening when a man tried to snatch the 5-year-old. his older brother who is 9 pushed the boy away from the suspect and then ran for help. neither boy was injured. but police would like to hear from anybody who saw someone or something suspicious. >>> just a week after killing a bill to give the district voting rights because of a rider that weaknd the city's gun laws, they reacted to a stand alone bill during the same thing. the changes could affect the safety of those who work or live in the district. craig melvin joins us with more. craig? >> reporter: doreen, tomorrow marks the start of the next round of congress versus d.c. in a seemingly never ending battle over gun laws and who has the right to make them. this comes as a city still reels over the deaths of four teenagers killed in a drive by shooting not far from here. that was exactly four weeks ago tonight. on what the bill would mean, d.c.'s lone voice in congress is emphatic and clear. >>
CBS
Apr 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
the university area over to georgia. this is just volume. 495 in virginia. it appears everything is back to normal and back at speed despite an earlier accident at braddock road. 395 northbound from the beltway to seminary looks like that delay is setting in. finally wrap up before that with 95. we are slow in two spots. the prince william parkway to lorton and again from the fairfax county parkway up to the mixing bowl. that's an extra ten minutes in the car right now and that delay is growing. back to you. >>> today both the private and public remembrance of dr. height. the civil rights legend died last week. kristin fisher is live in northwest washington with a look at what is happening today. kristin? >> that's right, andrea. dr. height's family, close friends and even dignitaries will be coming here for the private viewing and that's set to start at 9:00 this morning but yesterday it was the public's turn to pay their respects to dr. height. more than 1,000 people turned out on tuesday for the viewing here at the national council for negro women which height headed for four decades.
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
county in the low 40s. it's below freezing in the mountains of western maryland and west virginia, near 30 degrees there. near 40 now on the eastern shore. mid-40s through southern virginia. and over the last 12 hours we've had the afternoon clouds break up and overnight we cleared out and starting off clear and chilly this morning. later on today, blustery northwest winds. it's going to be cool with lots of sunshine, though, highs reaching the low to mid-60s. and then another chilly night tonight. back down to near 40 degrees by dawn tomorrow. but with bright april sun and a diminishing wind on thursday we should make it to near 70. then feeling like summertime on friday and saturday, both days highs climbing into the low 80s, morning lows near 50 on friday, near 60 on saturday. we'll take a look at sunday and next week coming up this half hour. how's traffic? >> as we get under way, pretty quiet. had a bunch of road work, now looks like we're doing well on the beltway near arlington boulevard and in the overnight hours authorities were detouring traffic off the inner loop to i-66 beca
CBS
Apr 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
killed in a gas explosion in the west virginia mine. >>> a new bill in the u.s. senate would weaken dc's gun law. if approved the bill would make it easier for city residents to buy gun and ammunition and also do away with the city's registration and firearms storage mandate. the district banned handguns in the city for 32 years before a 2008 ruling overturned it. >>> one man is dead after what's being called a gun battle in a laurel apartment complex. investigators say the shooting started on conte road and ended up in an apartment on finchly lane. police are trying to piece together what happened. the victim's name has not yet been released. >>> a homeless virginia man told police someone set him on fire. police say david mould was sleeping under the fredericksburg bridge on saturday. he was unable to describe a suspect. he is hospitalized in critical condition. investigators are looking at the possibility that mould's own cigarettes caused the fire. >>> families in one prince william county neighborhood are on edge. that's because police say a man tried to abduct two brothers monday
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
, senator jay rockefeller, senator mike enzi, and travel to the sago mine disaster in west virginia. got to see firsthand the tragedy of the deaths of miners in an accident, got to meet first in with the families of those west virginia that had lost their lives. still have the picture of junior that was given to me by his daughter who later attended the signing at the old executive office building of the money act which senator rockefeller myself, senator enzi and kennedy were proud to be a part of. i take this thing probably more serious and i think about anything because when you look in the face of someone who has lost their loved ones to a tragedy, no matter what that tragedy is, you really understand the full impact of the loss of human life. none of us on this committee want to do anything other than to ensure the laws that we have worked in interest of the safety of miners and make sure that we approach these with very serious and studied opinions. in particular, i was very pleased at that time to work in a deliberate way to make sure that we found that the determination of the ca
FOX
Apr 27, 2010 10:00pm EDT
area. find out how much it's costing virginia to get them here. >>> the sign says we buy cars. but do they? i'm beth parker. i'll tell you why some people are upset with this company. >>> this quick thinking 8-year-old is credited with saving his grandmother's life. what he did when she had a medical emergency behind the wheel. l.avrnndeais >>> d.c. wanted it and so did maryland but virginia got it. grummond is moving to the commonwealth. the news force on virginia. >> reporter: north republic grummond has a presence in virginia and thousands of workers in the shipyard at newport news. virginia officials put incentives on the table but so did government leaders in maryland and d.c. the ceo of the 34 billion dollars a year company explained why virginia won out. >> the proximity and the available real estate played a big role in it but the economics also played a big role. the economics were both the incentives put forward by the state and by the counties, as well as the economics of the available real estate. >> reporter: virginia governor bob mcdonald estimated in
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 11:00am EDT
and yellow lines in virginia. the culprit there? a track maintenance vehicle. its wheels popped off the track, not once, but twice. the first time in crystal city, the second time near reagan national airport. inbound and outbound traffic had to share a rail to get around the vehicle. it added about a half hour to many commutes. >> the platform was extra crowded, maybe 10, 12 people deep from the edge. >> long and slow. >> reporter: what was going on? >> the yellow line was delayed. a lot of people on the train. >> reporter: how late are you? >> about a half hour. >> reporter: fortunately, none of the problems required a major fix. and all of the work was wrapped up at about 8:40 this morning. it should not effect the evening rush hour. from metro headquarters, megan mcgrath, news4. >>> and permanent repairs will be made to the track near the nailer road station overnight. >>> you will have another chance today to pay your respects to dorothy height. public ceremonies are taking place this afternoon, and this evening, to celebrate the life of the civil rights leader who died last week at the
FOX
Apr 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
to accelerate the economic recovery. >> virginia is celebrating the news that defense contractor northrup grummon makes its new headquarters in the common wealth. company chose virginia over maryland and said location and economics were the deciding factors. virginia gave northrup more than $12 million in incentives. but the governor said he hopes to quickly get the money back. >> when you have 300 jobs that average in the neighborhood of about $200,000. we think it will bring 30 plus million dollars of tax revenues to the state. >> we would liked to have been able to attract the 300 corporate jobs to maryland. but the good news, is northrup has 11,000 people currently employed in maryland and they plan to grow that job base in maryland. >> republican bob ehrlich is criticizing o'malley's tax policies as unfriendly to business. and as a possible reason northrup chose them over maryland in relocating. >> the position of mayor in the city of annapolis comes with less power. the annapolis city council passed a bill giving it more control over the day-to-day operations of the city. the measur
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
year old boy in northern virginia. police say his older brother fought back. >> plane diverted from dulles airport. >>> it comes down to game seven tonight. the caps are trying not to go home. loudoun county schools are about to make some changes. the kids will probably love it. but teachers and other school employees won't. good evening. i'm jim vance. >> i'm doreen gentzler. the loudoun county school board decided that there will be two furlough days during the next school year. schools in the county will close and no activities will be scheduled. the county says the furloughs will save jobs. aaron gilchrist joins us now with the story. hi, aaron. >> doreen and jim, it was a choice nobody wanted to make. fire nearly 400 employees or cut every school employee's salary. effectively that's what the furlough does and today loudoun county faculty and staff learned exactly when that will happen. mill road elementary school today a fifth grade lesson on the periodic table for their teacher and all 10 thousand school employees in loudoun county. today meant the difficult math lesson. >> l
CBS
Apr 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
to the 14th street bridge. the beltway in virginia, looks like construction should be clearing at 95, 395 and little river turnpike and 66. good news there. a check on maryland's outer loop, no issues to report from 95 and 270. a quick look at 95 and the bw parkway. both southbound commutes are checking out nice, green and at speed. northbound 95, construction should be clearing at powder mill and also at 32. back to you. >>> later today the public will have more chances to pay respects to dr. dorothy height. the civil rights icon died last week at age 98. dr. height's friends, family and dignitaries will be coming here this morning for the private viewing that starts at 9:00 a.m. yesterday it was the public's turn to pay their final respects. more than 1,000 people turned out they are the public viewing. the line wrapped around the building and stretched for three city blocks. many arrived wearing big elegant hats to honor dr. height. she was well known for her hat collection and better known as the matriarch of the civil rights movement. the only woman who stood next to him during his i
ABC
Apr 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
on the beltway for virginia drivers coming out of springfield into tysons. it's on the inner loop at braddock. two lanes to the right are close already and that before emergency equipment as arrived. on the way to 66 if you leave in the next few minutes, this crash is erratic. you may want to wait and take little river turnpike to miss everything. nothing between springfield and baltimore. in great shape out of fredericksburg getting to the beltway. now to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> some major developments from the fight over the district posing a teachers' contract. if looks like the deal is in jeopardy. the city's chief financial officer will not certify the agreement because of strings attached to the private donations. courtney robinson is live in northwest with the educational politics at play. tell us about it. >> all this comes down to a clause in the contract that could blow this deal to pieces. they could lose a lot of money, the teachers. >> 54 million? >> all that and private donations meant to increase d.c. teacher pay and bonuses, but that money and the new contract could g
ABC
Apr 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
and virginia. d.c. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton will fight the bill. >> still ahead, goldman sachs gets grilled. >> you knew it was a day [bleep] deal. >> the gulf coast is bracing for a major environmental disaster. thousands of gallons of oil could washed ashore in days. >> a new push to hang up and drive. abc 7 is helping oprah winfrey s with expedia, when you book your flight and hotel at the same time, voilÀ, you could save up to 450 bucks. and that could come in pretty handy. where you book matters. expedia. >> the coast guard may use fire to fight the huge oil slick in the gulf of mexico. they have been unable to stem the flow of oil from the rig that sank off louisiana coast. they may try to burn off the oil slick, which is 50 miles long and 80 miles wide. if that could begin as soon as today. the o's league is 20 miles from the louisiana coast. -- the oil slick. >> the national weather service canceled the frost advisory. temperatures will start climbing after sunset. it is still cold relative to what we are used to over the past weeks. it's dropped one degree in potomac. down
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2010 7:30am EDT
of west virginia, a day to honor the men and women killed, disabled, injured on the job. in my state of ohio alone in 2008, 167 workers died on the job, and the 119,000 injury claims were filed. the ohio bureau of workers compensation. before my question i'd like to share a real quick story that i had steered with mr. main with his in my office. i've were my lapel, a picture of a dinner in a birdcage and what in this room knows what that's about, just to signify the importance of workers in safety and all the other things that come with it. the question i have is the mission in your statement, mr. main, that msh has limited tools to hold that actors accountable to try to force mining companies to change their behavior. you gave an example of a tool that msh does use by issuing a withdrawal order and stopping production. but these orders are only used when conditions present imminent danger. my question is, isn't that too late? our withdrawal orders just enough, adequate to prevent disaster? >> yes. there's about four basic tools that inspectors have under the might act to take action
FOX
Apr 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
wright to see how the roads are looking. >> good morning to you both. we are busy in virginia on the inner loop of the beltway at braddock road. we do have two right lanes tied up right now because of the accident activity and this is in the direction coming from the springfield interchange headed north up towards 66. already, some slow going here on that inner loop as you travel up the west side of 495. outer loop of the beltway, not so bad leaving college park headed around towards 270-6789 southbound # 70 already starting to slow here as you work your way out toward the truck scale south of 109. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. -- southbound 270 already starting to slow here. >> thank you. >>> remembering civil right pioneer dr. dorothy height. a memorial service will be held this evening. dr.height's body has been lying in repose at the national council of negro women. dr.height was known as the godmother of the civil rights movement. mourners lined up for hours yesterday at a viewing to pay their final respects. fox 5 will have complete coverage has the natio
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, virginia. jane, thank you. >>> two people onboard plane that was traveling from maryland to mississippi were killed when the aircraft went down in eastern kentucky. this was a small plane. it went down in a mountainous area in leslie county. a rescuer took a picture of the plane on his cell phone. faa records list the hawker beach craft 58 and as registered to a company in woodbine, maryland, called island trading. >>> a plane on its way to dulles was diverted today because of a bomb threat. the continental express flight from houston was diverted to greensboro, north carolina, after a bomb threat was written on a mirror in the bathroom. the plane did land safely just before 11:00 this morning and law enforcement was waiting for the plane when it arrived. >>> the family of a paramedic killed when a medical helicopter crashed in prince george's county is now suing the government. the crash happened back on september of 2008. mickic lipy was one of four people killed when their medevac chopper went down in foggy weather in district heights. one person survived. but has had more than 20 su
ABC
Apr 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
program to crackdown on illegal immigrants. counties in maryland and virginia have joined the federal fingerprinting program that allows police to check the immigration status of people they arrest. council members are sponsoring a bill to keep d.c. police from joining of that program. >>> two people on board a plane traveling from frederick, maryland to mississippi have died in a crash. federal investigators say that plane went down in eastern kentucky about 5:30 last night. according to the faa, the small but was or registered to island trading ltd. in woodbine, which -- maryland. an investigation is under way into the cause of that crash. >>> police in prince william county are searching for a manned base they tried to abduct two children carry this happened monday on militant drive. the two children were walking, and a man approached them and tried to grab a 5-year-old perry the older boy put his brother away and the two children escaped. >> it was quick action by the nine-year old. we are asking parents to keep that line of communication open. >> we are shocked and appalled. this
Univision
Apr 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
lucchini, univision" el gobernadorde virginia bob mcdonnell senalo que la nueva ley en arizona no ayuda a la democracia y los derechos civiles ... mcdonnell expreso su preocupacion en relacion con la idea de que las personas tengan que portar sus documentos migratorios cuando sean detenidos y consultados sobre su estatus legal ... la ley de arizona convierte en delito menor la inmigracion ilegal... virginia ya comprueba el estatus de las personas que han sido arrestados por otro tipo de crimenes... mcdonell agrego que se necesita hacer cumplir la ley de inmigracion existente e incrementarla a nivel nacional... un ex asistente del concejal del distrito de columbia, jim graham, se declaro no culpable de los cargos por aceptar sobornos... ted loza es acusado de solicitar o recibir mas de 30 mil dolares en efectivo, viajes, viajes en limosinas, y comidas en restaurantes, a cambio de empujar leyes favorables para la industria de taxis, segun la fiscalia de la ciudad... durante la audiencia de hoy, el se declaro no culpable a traves del abogado que lo representa.. el juicio esta pr
Univision
Apr 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
con destino al aeropuerto internacional dulles en virginia fue desviado hoy y aterrizo de emergencia en carolina del norte luego que se encontro un mensaje amenazador escrito en el espejo del baño.. asi lo indico hoy la administracion de seguridad en el transporte.. el jet embraer 145- de las aerolineas continental, transportaba a 45- pasajeros y tres tripulantes, y procedia de houston... hasta el momento no se registraron arrestos en torno al caso.. ...las fundaciones privadas dispuestas a financiar el aumento de salarios y bonos a la profesores del distrito estan acondicionando esa ayuda a que la conciller educativa michelle rhee continue en funciones..los donantes dicen que reconciderarian su ayuda si el liderezgo de las escuelas cambia..esa ayuda tambien tendria que ver con el rendimiento de los estudiantes...rhee ha sido un foco constante de fricciones entre los profesores y la administracion obama.. habran cambios en los horarios de uso de carriles h-o-v en las interestatales 95 y 395, en virginia... a partir de mayo, los horarios para las rutas h-0-v en direccion norte ce
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 4:00am EDT
's coast. the spreading slick is now slightly larger than the state of west virginia. in a desperate attempt to keep the oil from washing ashore, coast guard officials say they're considering setting fires to burn off the crude. what a sight there. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 10,991 after tumbling 213. the s&p fell 28 points. the nasdaq lost 51 points. taking a look at overseas trading this this morning, in tokyo the nikkei dropped the 87 while in hong kong the hang seng went down 312 points. >>> in today's world, anyone who thinks the problems of a small country halfway around the world can't affect their life needs a reboot. yesterday here in the u.s. and this morning in asia stock markets have been reeling, thanks to the debt problems of greece. stocks plunged on wall street after standard & poor's downgraded greece's debt to junk status and investors worldwide saw their greatest fierce, the spread of european insolvency realized. they were downgraded two notches. the results the dow jones industrial average fell, not
CBS
Apr 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
their guns. city residents can buy guns and ammo in maryland and virginia. guns no longer have to be kept under lock and key. >> this is a real and present danger. if he have -- they have the vote, if they can get it to the floor. >> reporter: none of the newly registered guns, as far as he knows, have been used in recent crimes. >> what are the chances they can defeat these bills in the house and the senate? >> if it gets to the floor, not very good. it has bipartisan support. most of them are from the south and they very much believe in gun owner's rights. >>> now another scare in the air. continental express flight was diverted to greensboro, north carolina because of a bomb threat. alex, tell us more. >> the continental express jet just landed at dulles international about half an hour ago. for her and her husband, it was an emotional reunion. >> it was a real threat. there were 80 people, all kinds of equipment on the plane. we were very nervous about it. it was a real threat. >> reporter: ever since continental express flight 3006 was delayed, bob stayed put. waiting anxiously for h
CBS
Apr 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
at 11:00, he tells us how. >>> this is 9news now. >>> parents in a quiet northern virginia neighborhood are on edge tonight as police investigate the attempted abduction of two young brothers. >> the incident hand yesterday evening near the intersection of lennice and notless drive. andrea mccarren has the report. >> he is described as blond. >> reporter: at dusk, prince williams county police detectives walked door to door alerting residents that a man attempted to abduct two brothers in their neighborhood, ages 9 and 5. >> this gives a brief drips of what happened. >> i -- description of what happened. >> i can't believe it. >> reporter: the incident took place monday evening as the boys walked home from a friend's house. according to police, the suspect approached them from behind and tried to grab the 5-year-old. police say his 9-year-old brother pushed him to the ground away from the suspect who then fled. >> i can't believe it's happening here, you know, so close to home. >> we teach our kids to stay within here and if there a grown up they can stay out. otherwise they can't stay
FOX
Apr 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
be slow in virginia. metro is single tracking between reagan national airport and crystal city because of a derailment. >> a maintenance vehicle was on the tracks when a wheel came off. the wheel has gotten back on but metro is checking the track to make sure there is no interruption. let's get the latest in traffic from julie wright. >>> busy ride in virginia. if you are on the inner loop to springfield, ahead of you is the accident ving a tractor- trailer and pick up. traffic is able to squeeze by single file to the right. but already the delays on this inner loop are forming back at the wilson bridge out of maryland. out of oxon hill, slow toward eisenhower where again only one right lane is open toward the springfield interchange. on the outer loop, there are rubbernecking delays. and again with the sunshine delay it is very jammed up as you continue from springfield over toward eisenhower avenue. past the accident scene, the pace improves back toward maryland. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> back now to one of our big stories. president hitting the road again to
CNBC
Apr 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, which one? we have both senators on the phone, senator warner from the great state of virginia, and republican senator kit bond from the great state of missouri. gentlemen, thank you very much. mr. bond, let me begin with you, the republican caucus has changed its position, and has now agreed to unanimous consent to bring this bill to the floor. why? may i ask why, mr. bond? >> it's time we got the details of this bill laid out to the public, larry. i made a speech today, people are making speeches, we need to let the people know what's in the bill, because this bill absolutely cripples main street. we're hearing from back home, and i want the people back home to know what this bill will do to the businesses, to the credit lenders in our state, and i think every member needs to have his or her constituents know. >> are you going to bring this bill to the floor by cooperating with this unanimous consent in order to kill it, or in order to improve it, sir? >> we need to cure it. we need to do a lot of things to cure it. and i believe that there are common sense changes that can b
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
in the gulf of mexico is now larger than the state of west virginia. state of west virginia. the latest on this disaster and methods being used to contain the damage, coming up. >>> environmental disaster the growing in the gulf of mexico. crude oil spewing from a leaky valve 5,000 feet below where a massive oil rig used to be. it's spilling at the equivalent of 42,000 gallons a day. it spilled a week ago, last tuesday, when a rig called the deep water horizon caught fire in an explosion that still is unexplained. the rig sank two days later. 11 crew members were missing. they have not been found and are presumed dead. the misery of the loss of lives is now compounded by the well gushing out of well head nearly a mile below the water's surface. the coast guard and owners and less cis of the well, transocean and the oil giant, bp, are racing to try to contain the damage before it gets worse. here's what the slick looks like from above. those orange ribbons are sweet crude oil. the slick covers an area slightly bigger than the state of west virginia. since the oil is spilling upwards from
FOX
Apr 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
for metro customers if you ride the yellow or blue lines. a bit after slow go in virginia. metro single tracking between the reagan airport and the crystal city station because of a derailment. metro service says normal service should be back up and running farrly soon. >>> julie wright has the traffic now. >> we'll start off with the crew in sky fox. we have abeen checking out the ride around town. for those traveling westbound 495, tip kiel slowdown now awaiting you as you travel west of new hampshire avenue. -- typical slow downnow awaiting you as you travel west of new hampshire avenue. we'll take it back inside and update the ride southbound along 270. lane are open on the top stretch approaching and passing 109. we do find delays here in germantown headed south of father hurly boulevard. you will slow again montrose road headed out towards the split. coming in from the west, 66 is slowing in manassas. you will find delays at 13, nutley street to the beltway. live shot here the inbound new york avenue. you will find delays trying to get through the traffic lights here at bladensbu
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. >> the investigation into what caused a raging inferno at a popular vacation spot in virginia. >>> also we will tell you what investigators say is to blame for the deadly mid-air collision last summer over the hudson river. >>> stay with us. news4 live in hd coming right back. >>> welcome back. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. here are some of the big stories we are following right now. two people are dead after a plane from frederick, maryland, crashed in kentucky. a plane headed for mississippi when it went down yesterday afternoon. investigators arrived at the crash scene today looking for the cause. >>> prince george's county police want to hear from a tipster who called them about a home invasion murder. it happened last september in an upscale bowie subdivision. police say that three masked men burst into a home on majerle drive. the homeowner, 38-year-old tyrone richardson, was killed. >>> it was a tough early commute for some metro riders. two incidents delayed the morning trains. a cracked rail was discovered near the nailer road station on the green line. permanent repairs will be m
CBS
Apr 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. in virginia, 9 news now. >> hundreds are expected to attend george crisp's viewing tomorrow, and funeral on friday. >>> a former first lady goes public about a deadly crash she caused as a teenager. >>> boats burst into flames. this happened at a virginia marina. we'll be right back. >>> a swift moving fire destroyed three boats and damaged three others in norfolk this morning. the coast guard says that fire broke out early today on a 45- foot sailing vessel. investigators are searching for the cause of the blaze, responders are using absorbent pads to contain the fuel that leaked from the boat. >>> a massive fire drove dozens of people out of the suburben detroit apartment building today. it destroyed one building completely in the complex. high winds helped fan the flames. the good news is all the tenents got out in time, and no one was hurt. >>> a wandering dog tied up the rush hour in chicago this morning. that pit bull strolled in and out of traffic this morning, on the eisenhower expressway. eventually, he got off, jumped into a nearby river for a swim, and disappeared into some wo
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 5:36pm EDT
at virginia marine air early this morning. smoke and flames destroyed three boats in the two-alarm fire. chris responded to contain it leak fuel from spreading, and there were no reported injuries. witnesses reported hearing an explosion shortly before the fire began. >> a teacher's aide in texas is fired, accused of using a racial slur against a student. thomas was helping another student but shares in a classroom when the exchange occurred. >> i was shocked that a so- called professional would still be using that word. >> news was made public when a certified letter from the school system surfaced, showing he had been fired. >> the ioc had decided to strip the team of baa bronze medal. the u.s. team will now be awarded the bronze medal. the national olympic committee was ordered to immediately return the metal so they could be reallocated to the u.s. team. that includes dominique dawes. >> she made headlines with news her husband cheated on her, but now sandra bulcock is in the news for something completely different. news of her adoption. >> the oil spill in the gulf of mexico has gotten so
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2010 1:00pm EDT
the gentleman from virginia seek recognition? >> i have an amendment at the desk. the clerk: amendment number 11 printed in house report 111-467 offered by mr. connelly of virginia. the chair: the gentleman from virginia, mr. connelly, and a member opposed each will control five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from virginia. mr. connelly: i thank the chair and yield myself such time as i may consume. let me start by thanking the chairman and ranking member of the committee and the subcommittee for their leadership on this thoughtful legislation, to deliver long-needed reforms for our military acquisition. i'd also like to acknowledge the tremendous work of the armed service's committee panel led by mr. andrews of new jersey and mr. conaway of texas. my amendment builds on the panel's recommendation of getting the most out of the industrial base. defining and assessing the industrial base will be an ongoing challenge for both the department of defense and congress -- congress dating back to the creation of the armed fores themselves. one of the key findings of the panel was the need t
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2010 9:00am EDT
to point out that i would say 98% of west virginia virginians, pennsylvanians, of ohioans wyomingites, have never been down a mine. so it's -- what people have to understand, this isn't sort of a public place we're talking about. this is 35 minutes, 45 minutes up a beautiful hollow, with lovely streams and things, and then all of a sudden you come to this enormous mine. it's a private, private life. decisions are made by very few. and the effects are very many. the miners are put in an impossible cultural position. because if they get offered payment of $65,000 to $70,000, what are they going to do? are they going to say no, not interested? that's not the way it works. but when they -- and they have family, so they have obligations to that family. they have to survive and they have to take care of their families as well as keep the lights on in america, so it isn't really a choice for them, this culture. to me, the culture has to start from the top and i'm going to give you an example, and i'll be short, mr. chairman, as i always am. i was governor for eight years in west virginia and we we
WETA
Apr 28, 2010 12:00am EDT
with a democrat from west virginia -- co-authored. it is not on the priority list. tavis: can cyber war peace talks or responded to aggressively? >> -- can cyber war be talked about? >> when we started doing that people told us it was too hard, you could not verify it. it is too complicated to negotiate. now they are saying the same thing about cyber arms, but the government has to stop opposing cyber on control and be willing to sit down with experts and say we will put some things off- limits. we will say cyber war should not be used to attack civilians. tavis: are we so far behind that is a matter of if and not when with regard to as being hit? >> if any country finds a reason to go to war with us, like iran might, we will be hit and we are not ready. people will ask why we are not able to defend ourselves. tavis: which is why we are reading "cyber war" by richard clarke. good to have you back on the program. up next, judy collins. stay with us. tavis: please welcome judy collins to this program. she is one of the most popular folk artists with songs like "amazing grace." in june she will
CBS
Apr 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
kentucky, moving across virginia. rain continued through missouri state. some areas picked up some pretty good accumulation. nothing like that here, we do have a big warm up however after tonight and tomorrow, the chill will retreat up to the north. and by friday we're back close to 80, even into the 80s. this weekend. yes believe it or not. tomorrow however, a bit of a breeze continuing, the bay temp up to 50 for tonight. clear and chilly with lighter winds. 38. some neighborhoods can get up to 39. 63, a lot of sunshine but a breeze tomorrow. 69 on thursday, 80 for friday. mid-80s saturday and 80 at least on sunday with some clouds. it could get warmer if the next front slows down. it could be in the mid- to it could be in the mid- to upper 80s by the second half ,,, @@ >>> orioles president andy mcfail answered questions and says he talks daily with trembley and the focus is improving how the players perform on the feel. specifically timely hitting and closing out. rookie ryan hughes and his home debut, third game as an oriole. ties it up 2-2. part of a two out rally in the 6th inning
FOX News
Apr 28, 2010 4:00am EDT
the coast of africa was transported to virginia for trial. we just didn't get a chance to see all of the coverage of their arrival. >> happening today, 11 suspected pirates are in the courtroom in norfolk virginia. the suspected pirates are accused of attacking u.s. naval ships near somalia. >> bret: too easy. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is it for this "special report." fair, balanced, and unafraid.
FOX News
Apr 28, 2010 3:00pm EDT
.s. the two ships involved, the port of their home base is norfolk, virginia, which is why the cases are in federal court in virginia. >> katherine, thank you. >>> now the crippling financial crisis in greece. a debt disaster, which is set off a ripple effect in markets around the globe. today president obama says the situation is of great concern. greece is asking the european union for a major bailout because leaders say it cannot meet a may 19 deadline to repay its debt. the credit agency standard & poor's downgraded greek bonds to junk status, the bonds which people purchased in great numbers are high risk of default. now there's concern the problem could pretty to portugal, spain and ireland. lehman brothers and bear stearns? remember? with us the host of news hub web show simon constable. the "wall street journal" owned by the parent company of this network. >> good to see you. >> sounds like they were covering their debt. >> cooking the books is what we call it. trying to hide how indebted they were and they were too indebt to be part of the euro zone and this could -- the pro
FOX News
Apr 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
virginia and new jersey burning churches because they blame the preachers. >> glenn: the difference is that this is a quintessential american concept that is almost lost. we talk about individual rights. god gives us individual rights. no collective salvation. people say it's human rights. that is not the same. >> right. >> glenn: explain the difference. >> it's inalienable rights. those who came to america left europe. europe was collective rights and collective issues. they came to america and they said no, it's individuals you and god. we established a freedom of conscious. not for the group. that's why one dissenting individual quaker can say i'm opposed to war. we say we let you off. opposed to taking an oath. okay, just do affirmation. we allowed the dissenters individually because of conscious, that's one-on-one. same with freedom of religion. you can rack tis religion as a group or individual. all the way through it was individuals. preachers did that. the first constitution we ever have written in history of the country 1638, reverend thomas hooker who said wait, god gave
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2010 9:00pm EDT
is now larger than the state of west virginia. the latest on this disaster and methods being used to contain the damage, coming up. . i used the wrong stuff. there were dead spots everywhere. this is the right stuff. ortho weed b gon max. it kills weeds down to the root. even the tough ones like dandelion and crabgrass. but unlike that other stuff, it won't kill the grass. ortho guarantees it. kill the weeds, not the lawn. weeds, not lawn. got it? yea. ortho weed b gon max. defend what's yours. >>> environmental disaster the growing in the gulf of mexico. crude oil spewing from a leaky valve where a massive oil rig used to be. it's spilling at the equivalent of 42,000 gallons a day. the deep water horizon caught fire after an unexplained explosion. the rig sank two days later. 11 crew members were missing. they have not been found and are presumed dead. the misery of the loss of lives is now compounded by the well gushing out of well head nearly a mile below the water's surface. transocean and bp are racing to try to contain the damage before it gets worse. those orange ribbons, t
FOX
Apr 27, 2010 10:00pm EDT
have paid the school money, to attend classes. here is the number to call. (410)576-6569. >> virginia is celebrating the news that defense contractor northrup grummon will make its knew headquarters there. it chose it over maryland and said location and economics were the deciding factors. virginia gave northrup $12 million in incentives but the governor said he hopes to quickly get the money back now. >> when you have 300 jobs, that average in the neighborhood of about 200,000. we think it will bring 30 plus million dollars of tax revenues to the state. >> what governor o'malley has to say about maryland losing out on growth rup grummon on the "late edition" at 10:00. >> state of maryland has the 14th highest rate of foreclosures in the country. while that is actually an improvement over recent months, experts predict it will get worse. jeff abell live in north baltimore with the story, jeff? >>well, 150,000 homeowners in this state are now behind on their mortgages. and there is real reason to believe tonight that the foreclosures rate will get worse before it is better. >> these fi
CNN
Apr 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
. alina cho went to virginia speaking with an adoptive family saying a russian orphanage misled them. >> it's because of that tennessee case they are speaking out. when they adopted their son roman from russia, he was just shy of 2 years old and seemingly healthy, or at least they say that's what they were told by the adoption agency that handled the case. it turns out roman is severely ill, even violent. they don't want to send roman back to russia, but they are suing the adoption agency, saying they were lied to and deceived. >> reporter: the harshaw home is quieter, roman, now 8, was cents away to an institution a little more than two weeks ago where he's getting help for his violent behalf yor. >> i felt like the worst mom in the world. how could i let my baby go there without us tucking him in? it was really hard and it still is. >> reporter: they adopted roman from russia six years ago. he arrived looking picture perfect. soon after he began acting out. >> he can be hugging you and telling you i love you one second, then the next second he is completely lost in a rage. >> repor
FOX News
Apr 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
virginia mine where 29 workers were killed not long ago. three of the mines were evacuated after surprise inspections turned up safety violations. during hearings yesterday, federal officials said they'll go to court to shut down the mines that ignore the safety of their workers. osama bin laden surprised according to one of his former associates that the terror leader had no idea america would retaliate so strongly after september 11th. he never expected the world trade towers to fall so he really didn't plan for the massive response we launched. actually, his son's book says a very similar thing. gretche gretchen? >> the florida governor expected to announce tomorrow he's going to run for the u.s. senate he's finally going to say it as an independent. polls say he could lose the primaries to marco rubio but in the general election, he would beat rubio and the likely democrat nominee. he has alienated conservative republicans, some say, for supporting the stimulus. >> splitting the ticket. meanwhile, teachers in new jersey will wind up teaching today. it was a much different scene yeste
CNBC
Apr 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
from virginia beach. dennis, what is the trade here? >> well, first of all, very boring, very boring end to an fomc meeting. we had the same terminology for all intents and purposes, and we know that the fed has no intention of tightening monetary policy for an extended period of time. certainly on into the autumn. the fed loves the fact that it might even create inflationary psychology, which drives the long end of the curve higher. rates at the long end higher. in order to keep the yield curve positively sloped, the fed loves a positively sloped curve because it knows it reliquefies the banking system in the best possible manner. so -- >> so the meeting bored you. but what trade is exciting you, dennis? >> the trade that excites me out of this is probably it means the canadian dollar will continue to get stronger because canada's going to tighten their rates, that's going to drive money to canada. it also probably means the gold market continues to go higher. i've been bullish with gold for a long time. but gold in terms of foreign currencies, that was in the last 24 hours, 48 hour
MSNBC
Apr 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
will be transported under heavy security to a virginia courtroom. they face charges of piracy and plundering. they're expected to enter pleas today. one group of men captured after allegedly fires on the "uss nicolas." >>> a texas lawmaker is taking a cue from arizona's tough new immigration law. two texas newspapers reported republican state lawmakers will introduce an arizona-style bill in january. the new law requires police to check suspected illegal immigrants' papers and protests and boycotts across the nation are growing. even celebrities are getting involved. now shah key i -- some lawmaker the feds won't deal with immigration reform for a long time. >> i think it is unconstitutional. and it doesn't represent the best way forward. and, quite frankly, madam secretary, we've got a long way to go, but once we get there, comprehensive reform should come up, will come up, and i believe we can do it by 2012. >> joining me now, conservative talk show host on the radio in philadelphia. here's the thing i don't get about lindsay graham. so he supports some of this energy, climate change movement. h
ABC
Apr 28, 2010 5:00pm EDT
are [ indiscernible ] over that deadly west virginia mine explosion. a company is suing the company's board of directors over the recent explosion that killed 29 miners. the new jersey building labor pension fund blames other chairman for the big blast. the lawsuit was filed last week in delaware. >>> and crews are setting fire to an oil spill in the gulf of mexico. something that's never been tried before off the u.s. coast. it's a last stitch effort to stop the spill from reaching the coast. the 500-foot boom will coral several thousand gallons of the thickest oil, towed to a remote area, set on fire and allowed to burn for about an hour. >>> on the weather front here in maryland, we have had a windy day, a day that saw sunshine early and then the clouds rolling into the afternoon. take a look at our satellite pictures right now and you can see we had very heavy cloud cover for a while this afternoon but breaking up now so getting clearing out there. should be a pretty sunset across maryland. wind gusts have been certainly high today, gusting to 30 at the 5:00 hour at bwi so a breezy day
ABC
Apr 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
even extending down toward washington and northern virginia frost a concern overnight. tomorrow we are looking for even clearer skies than we have right now and with that, a nice warmup, also that north wind flow will relax and we won't see as much fresh, cold air coming out of the upper midwest. no active weather to our west. cool, breezy for one more night and then the big change beginning to come in as that wind lets up but you can see all across new england today, temperatures held down big time, unseasonably cold from new york to baltimore, back through columbus and detroit, but these numbers out to our south and west from memphis back through say atlanta, those are where we are looking for tomorrow, up around 70 which is going to be seasonal and then each day getting warmer into the weekend. we are talking temperatures pushing 90 by sunday, much much warmer. but tonight, none of that, 37 in the city, colder in the outer suburbs, yeah there could be some frost tomorrow, up to about 70 or so, mostly sunny and then tomorrow night we are talking about a milder night, 47 so no thr
NBC
Apr 28, 2010 7:00am EDT
in the rural areas of mareland, virginia and west virginia and the eastern shore. a live picture shows bright sun piercing the blue sky and pouring down on washington. it's in the low to mid 40s and we are near 40 notice and rapidly hit the mid 60s with a wind and lots of sunshine. sunny and wind and frost in the morning. >> and that's your latest weather. make sure you can get your weather any time of the day or night, do georgia go to weather cable or weather.com. >>> three girls targeted in disturbing new cases about cyber bullying speak out about the growing problem. >>> but up next, the purchasing power of kids and the new campaign aimed at protecting them from advertising gimmicks. right after this. [ female announcer ] introducing new all oxi-active, for all active families. our advanced 2-in-1 power cleans tough stains like grass better than the leading oxi detergent and helps get your family's wash incredibly white and bright. try new all oxi-active. it's all good. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ - good night, honey. - and they could fix... - all better? - almost anything. - yes. - thank mom with le
FOX News
Apr 27, 2010 9:00pm EDT
of virginia over 20 years as governor in both bodies of congress george allen is with us. former member of the cast of "saturday night live", comedian, rumored to be politician, joe piscopo is here. i think new jersey would elect you. we this immigration law provoking outrage. senator in arizona. it is being portrayed, people are saying this is the equivalent of jim crow, comparing it to nazism. the law says if the police pull you over, you have the right and duty by law to check their immigration status. why are people reacting the way they would be to enforcing the law of the land? >> i think an important thing is to determine that law. if it is as you say, they have -- the person who is getting their legal status checked has to be stopped not just for some reasonable reason, but stopped for some other crime and offense that's one thing. i think most of us common sense conservatives recognize since jamestown our country has been strengthen he by immigrants and will be in the future. my mother is an immigrant and we are for legal immigration everyone the outrage and frustration in ariz
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